[V8] Oxygen sensor removal advice needed

dsaad at icehouse.net dsaad at icehouse.net
Mon Nov 15 11:46:16 EST 2004

If it were me, I would probably remove the whole cross pipe and bring it to a
machine shop. You will probably need their services anyway to either weld in a
new bung or fix the threads on the old one.
Removing the pipe is not that big a deal.


Quoting Ingo Rautenberg <i.rautenberg at waratap.com>:

> I've soaked mine with penetrant.  I've heated it up until it's glowing RED
> with a propane torch and then tried removing it with a flare nut wrench
> (tighten/loosen) and have only succeeded in rounding the nut :-(.  Any
> further words of wisdom?
> -Ingo
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